A Sermon on Who to Trust — Us, or Jesus.

(click above to listen along) Yesterday we had an amazing Welcome to House for all Sinners & Saints brunch. About 45 people gathered to get to know each other and the church a little better…

Sermon on the Beatitudes (preached at Greenbelt)

I recently talked to a woman who, when her young brother died tragically, her church said irretrievably stupid things to her like “it must have been God’s will” as though that is a comfort, as…

Sermon on Grace, Dogs, and Sass-Mouthed Women

Click above to listen along! Years ago a couple friends of mine, who are both stand-up comics, decided that for the Valentine’s Day season, they would try and get in on the chocolate heart business….

The last 2 verses of our closing hymn and a blessing for a departing seminarian

2 facts about House for All Sinners and Saints: 1. We are a cappella and love, love, love old hymns 2. We are a bit of a seminarian factory. Emily is #6 for us. From:…

Sermon on Lembas Bread, the Feeding of the 5,000 and Why I Hated Pastoral Care Classes,

Click here to listen along. (sermons are spoken events!) You know what classes I really hated in seminary? Pastoral care. Oh my gosh – way too touchy-feely for me. Role-playing and talking about feelings and…